Illinois River Forks State Park
Illinois River Forks State Park is a river-side day-use park located at the confluence of the east and west forks of the Illinois River. The park offers picnic tables, a gazebo, and restrooms. There is a short walking trail near the picnic area and a 9-hole disc golf course.
IVCanDO has led and supported efforts to increase recreation activities, accessibility options, safety, and on-going maintenance of the area.
Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside
This diverse botanical area consists of a 19-acre Oregon State Park, a 1,164-acre BLM Area of Critical Environmental Concern, and a 1,560-acre US Forest Service Botanical Area which is a popular wildflower observation area with a 0.3 mile interpretive trail. Other popular activities include picnicking, hiking, nature study, and educational visits. The trail passes through an area protected for its special status plants and Serpentine ecosystem.
IVCanDO has led and supported improvements to the area including trail accessibility improvements, trail seating, and has plans for interpretive signage and parking lot improvements.
Illinois Valley Outdoor Recreation Map
IVCanDO partnered with Travel Oregon to produce this colorful adventure map, chock full of recreation opportunities in the Illinois Valley. Find it at the local visitor center and businesses across Cave Junction and the surrounding area.